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Small Arms of WWI Primer 094: Serbian Mausers 1899 and 1908

Othais and Mae delve into the story of this WWI classic. Complete with history, function, and live fire demonstration.

C&Rsenal presents its WWI Primer series; covering the firearms of this historic conflict one at a time in honor of the centennial anniversary. Join us every other Tuesday!

Additional reading:

The United Service Magazine
XXXIX April 1909 to September 1909

Mauser Bolt Rifles
Ludwig Olson

Josef Werndl und die Waffenfabrik in Steyr
Hans Stogmuller (sp)

Mauser Military Rifles of the World
Robert W. D. Ball

Serbian and Yugoslav Mauser Rifles
Branko Bogdanovic

Serbian Army Weapons of Victory 1914-1918 Vol.1
John P. Sheehan
Branislav V. Stankovic

Mauser-Gewehre und Mauser-Patente
R.H. Korn

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Additional photos thanks to Rock Island Auction

Ammunition data thanks to DrakeGmbH

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